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Bug#624398: [Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#624398: xserver-xorg: postinst script wants to invoke-rc.d hal on GNU/kFreeBSD, but there is no more /etc/init.d/hal

Am 01.05.2011 15:34, schrieb Julien Cristau:
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 09:39:14 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:

>> The last step (triggering a hald start via D-Bus activation).
>> It was initially added for applications which used a buggy approach to check if
>> hald was running and disabled themselves otherwise, i.e. they didn't trigger a
>> D-Bus activation request.
>> All affected packages I know of have been fixed.
> Does this mean for example that if X is running, and I kill hal, it will
> be restarted automatically so it can tell the already running X server
> about possible new input devices?

That should be possible. But then, that depends on how Xorg is setting up and
using the Hal D-Bus interface, e.g. if it uses dbus_bus_start_service_by_name()
or a Ping() to auto-start hal.
I don't know the Xorg code, so I can't tell.


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